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Cleveland goes after landlords over lead-safe law

Season 2023 Episode 36 | 26m 46s

Cleveland leaders are cracking down on landlords, especially out-of-state landlords, who don't take action to make their properties lead safe. This week they announced charges against 50 property owners. Cleveland passed the lead-safe law in 2019 and all rentals built before 1978 were to be certified with the city as lead-safe by March 2023. The story tops this week’s look at headlines on Ideas.

Aired: 09/21/23
Extras
The city this week passed a policy overhaul referred to as “Renters First.”
The Ohio Senate voted to override vetoes on HB 68 and one involving flavored tobacco.
The grand jury returned a no-bill decision against Brittany Watts, 34, of Warren.
House Bill 68 bans gender-affirming care for transgender youth.
We discuss some of the biggest stories of the year including statewide issue votes.
Cuyahoga County Council approved a sales tax extension in a special meeting this week.
The statute passed by voters is now on the books, but changes are likely coming soon.
Voters approved a statute in November to legalize the adult use of recreational marijuana.
A law passed by Ohio lawmakers last year streamlined the process oil and gas exploration.
Republican leaders in the statehouse say the fight over abortion did not end with Issue 1.
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The city this week passed a policy overhaul referred to as “Renters First.”
The Ohio Senate voted to override vetoes on HB 68 and one involving flavored tobacco.
The grand jury returned a no-bill decision against Brittany Watts, 34, of Warren.
House Bill 68 bans gender-affirming care for transgender youth.
We discuss some of the biggest stories of the year including statewide issue votes.
Cuyahoga County Council approved a sales tax extension in a special meeting this week.
The statute passed by voters is now on the books, but changes are likely coming soon.
Voters approved a statute in November to legalize the adult use of recreational marijuana.
A law passed by Ohio lawmakers last year streamlined the process oil and gas exploration.
Republican leaders in the statehouse say the fight over abortion did not end with Issue 1.